put x into URL... error on Windows network drive
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu May 4 17:37:20 CEST 2017
Paul Dupuis wrote:
> This is a long shot, but has anyone ever experienced any problems
> put <variable> into URL ("file:"&tFilespec)
> On network drives under Windows, specifically where the users entire
> "home' drive is a network drive (using Active Directory).
> An error occurs ("the result" is coming back non-empty), but I don;t
> have the specific error - this occurs at a customer site and this
> particular part of the code does not display the Operating System
> error in "the result" to the customer
> It does not occur every time, but frequently.
> This is a standalone built under a pre-LC7 version of Livecode (so
> pre-Unicode) so could it be a unicode character in the filespec?
With file I/O I've gotten into the habit of adding a call to the
sysError function to let the OS provide the specific error code related
to the failure, e.g.:
put tSomething into url tSomeFile
if the result is not empty then
answer the result && "(" & sysError() &")"
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